How Compliance Supports Our Travel Professionals

When working as a travel healthcare professional, the compliance process can be a source of anxiety. It can feel overwhelming with all the necessary documentation and details. However, if you’re with TaleMed, you’re in good hands. The TaleMed Compliance department continually refines our procedures, ensuring that the transition into your next assignment is as smooth

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Meet the Travel Nurse who Does it All—Reilly H.

Independent. Caring. Flexible. These are just a few of the words TaleMed recruiter Brad Baumer uses to describe travel nurse Reilly H. “She really is the best of the best,” he said. Reilly H. grew up in Grand Junction, Colorado, a small town on the Western Slope. Reilly discovered her passion for the medical field

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Beth H. on Becoming a Travel Nurse Later in Life

Beth H. decided travel nursing was right for her when she was 53. Before that fateful decision, she worked at a single facility for 32 years in the OR, as a PACU nurse, an OR Circulator and a charge nurse. From a small town in Virginia’s southwest corner, she and her husband, Marty, have 4

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Learn How Skye S. is Living Out Her Dreams!

Skye S. grew up in Crescent City, a small town in North Florida, and she always dreamed of seeing the world. From the beginning, she knew she wanted to be a travel nurse! Skye’s mom was also a nurse and suggested she try alternate career paths. But Skye knew travel nursing was the right fit

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Three Steps to Resolving Clinical Issues

Working in fast-paced work environments such as healthcare facilities creates stress. Increased stress can then create additional problems, such as employee-to-employee and employee-to-manager conflicts. Conflicts happen, but they need to be resolved appropriately and efficiently. Do not let the problem fester. Fix it – both for the needs of your patients and for your professional

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The Reality of Having the Ability to Float

As travel nurses, it is likely you will be the first RNs in a unit asked to float.  It is imperative we understand this is part of the travel nurse industry. Let’s discuss how to best handle a floating situation. Travelers MUST Be Able To Float This industry is complex and constantly changing and the

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5 Steps to Speed up Compliance

How to Speed Up Compliance Compliance is an integral part of any hiring process. Without the compliance process the whole system falls apart. In relation to a previous blog posted a few weeks back titled: “Trends of Industry” http://talemed.com/trends-of-industry/ we hit on the fact that start dates are moving from 1 month to 2-3 weeks.

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The Future of the NLC – eNLC

In 2015 the Nurse Licensure Compact underwent various revisions resulting in what is now referred to as the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). Currently there are 25 member states with more on the way. Moving forward, most NLC states and non-compact states are beginning the process in joining the enhanced NLC. The eNLC provides a

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